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Smile I'm ready - August 22nd 2011, 01:33 AM

In the last 6 or so months I have been pretty much just giving into any urges to self harm, probably because they're not constant like they once were. Though the main reason I didn't resist urges was because I wasn't ready to stop. Where was the point in quitting when I didn't feel ready to?

I've reached a point where I think it is now that I am ready to stop. A recent event brought this to my attention. I considered that I just felt ready to stop was because of my then environment, but then I noticed that that event was really life changing if anything. I'm serious when I say I am ready to stop self harming. I feel ready to stop.

It destroyed me. It had a part of my soul that I am taking back. I'm letting self harm go, it can float off somewhere, I'm having my life back.

I'm ready to stop for good.
   
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Re: I'm ready - August 22nd 2011, 01:48 AM

Thats great to hear, it takes a lot of courage to be able to say that. Just remember there are alternatives if you ever feel any urges again. Stay strong, you can do it


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Re: I'm ready - August 22nd 2011, 02:23 AM

That's wonderful! You can do this<3
   
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Re: I'm ready - August 22nd 2011, 03:46 AM

That's great to hear!! Stay strong, and know that we're all here for you if you need us!


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Re: I'm ready - August 23rd 2011, 10:10 AM

Hey there.

Deciding to stop can be a scary, but liberating, thing. I know the road isn't easy, but it's worth it. I wish you all the best, and if you ever need anything, feel free to get in touch.

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Re: I'm ready - August 23rd 2011, 11:01 AM

That's great!!!!!! Keep fighting. You can do this...........
   
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